ADEBAYO
V.
THE STATE

(1987) JELR 80243 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  CA/8/42/86 ·  14 Apr 1987 ·  Nigeria
 · 
Other Citations
(1987) 2 NWLR 468 (PT 57)
CORAM
OMOIGBERAI EBOH, J.C.A. (Presided) DAHIRU MUSDAPHER, J.C.A. (Read the leading Judgment) OLATUNJI AJOSE-ADEOGUN, J.C.A.
Core Terms Beta
appellants
p.w.l
evidence
learned trial judge
4th appellants
accused persons
1st appellant
grounds of appeal
trial court
4th appellant
false pretences
accused person
learned counsel
samuel morakinyo
godwin aneboh
2nd appellant
15th march
instant case
ondo state
bit short of money
charge of conspiracy
criminal code cap
criminal procedure act
laws of western nigeria
notices of appeal
3rd appellant
6th persons
alleged conspiracy
appellants briefs
appellants includinggodwin anebor
beginning of the hearing of the case
charge no. ak
criminal code law cap
following amended charges
high court of ondo state
house of 1st appellant
joint brief of argument
juncture hold
leading judgment
next day
piece of evidence
said amount
said rice
similar complaints
sum of n582,000.00
sum of n582,000.00 property of anikeige
time deal

MUSDAPHER, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): In the High Court of Ondo State, in the Akure Judicial Division and in Charge No. AK/C/84, the four appellants and two others (who escaped from custody and were not tried) were charged before the trial Court and pleaded not guilty to the following amended charges.

COUNT I: STATEMENT OF OFFENCE

CONSPIRACY, Contrary to and Punishable under Section 445(6) of the Criminal Code Cap. 28 Vol. I, Laws of Western Nigeria (1959) as applicable to Ondo State,

PARTICULARS OF OFFENCE

JOSEPH ADEBAYO (M), JIMOH SULE (M) SAMUEL FADEWALE (M), THEOPHILUS RANSON (M), GODWIN ANEBOH (M) AND SAMUEL MORAKINYO (M) between 15th March, 1983 and 13th May, 1983 at Akure Judicial Division did conspire to effect an unlawful purpose to wit stealing,

COUNT II

STATEMENT OF OFFENCE

Obtaining money by false pretences contrary to and punishable under Section 359 of the Criminal Code Law Cap. 28 Vol. I Laws of Western Nigeria (1959) now applicable to Ondo State.

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